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Was treasury secretary trip on official plane for eclipse — BBCI

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In case you're wondering: Yep, Mitch was there, too - and even posted a photo to his Facebook page of himself and Mnuchin just outside the door of the United States Bullion Depository, right before they checked out the eclipse. In the now-deleted post, she wrote "Great daytrip to Kentucky! nicest people attractive countryside roland mouret trousers tomford sunnies, hermes scarf valentino rock studheels valentino usa". Read More »

'Mind-boggling': Only 3 percent of voters think Trump discouraged white supremacists

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Trump spoke out several times about the issues and groups involved in Charlottesville, shifting his position from day to day. Both sides are wrong, actually: Trump's media bashing reflects a comprehensive strategy. A new poll from Quinnipiac University found 62% of voters say he is dividing the country, while 31% say he is doing more to unite it. However, opinion surveys have shown there is no broad support for such measures. Read More »

Samsung heir Lee sentenced to 5 years in prison

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Samsung has not issued a statement, but Lee's lawyer Song Woo-cheo has pledged to appeal. "As a legal professional, I can not possibly accept any part of the lower court's guilty verdicts, in terms of interpretation of law and finding of facts", said Wu-cheol Song, Lee's lead defence attorney, in a statement issued to MobileSyrup . Read More »

New DOE Study Explores Decline Of Coal, Nuclear Power

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A draft of the Department of Energy report, reviewed by Reuters in July, had concluded that the growth of renewable power, including wind and solar, had not harmed the reliability of the US electricity grid - and that significant increases in renewable power generation remained possible. Read More »

Qantas Announces Plans To Fly Aussies Direct To London And New York

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Qantas has returned to date A$2.1 billion to its shareholders in the past two years. The airline's highest ever profit was delivered the previous year. The downside is that means you'd be spending around 20 hours on a plane without getting off, though Joyce was keen to sell the potential benefits: "Removing the need to stop mid-way means your journey is uninterrupted". Read More »

Breaking Down the Chart for Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)

About shares traded. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO ) has risen 15.29% since August 24, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.41% the S&P500. Planning Corporation has invested 0.35% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. Atlantic Ltd Co holds 0.44% of its portfolio in EOG Resources Inc (NYSE:EOG) for 661,557 shares. Read More »

Suresh Prabhu Offers to resign as Railway minister

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This move of the Railway Minister comes after at least 20 people were killed in an accident in Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. Undr leadership of PM, tried 2 overcome decades of neglect thru systemic reforms in all areas leading 2 unprecedented investment & milestones. Read More »

Alibaba Group Holding Limited A (BABA) Stake Decreased by Vanguard Group Inc

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Alibaba Group Holding Limited declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase plan on Thursday, May 18th that allows the company to buyback $6.00 billion in outstanding shares. Northern Trust Corporation reported 601,173 shares. Its shares have trimmed 0.59% since hitting a peak level of $176.23 on August 23, 2017. It also upped Amazon Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) stake by 7,095 shares and now owns 7,120 shares. Read More »

The Rather Exciting Theory Why Daenerys Is Missing From That Finale Trailer

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The penultimate episode of the penultimate season focuses on Jon and his not-so-merry men go beyond the wall in search of a white-walker. According to director Alan Taylor, it's hard to see their romance not happening. "It is true there are time issues, and I'm not exactly sure how many kilometres there are between Eastwatch and Dragonstone ". But Richard Dormer, who portrays the role of Beric Dondarrion and now stands as a last defence on 'The Wall, ' feels that the fans are ... Read More »

Uber Continues to Grow, Despite Scandals

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During the first quarter of the year, the San Francisco company lost $708 million. Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Wednesday reported a 16 percent increase in quarterly bookings and a smaller loss than the previous period as the ride-services company showed signs of inching toward profitability. Read More »

FBR Capital Boosts Rating On American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO) To "Buy"

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The Nwi Management Lp holds 635,000 shares with $7.49 million value, down from 745,000 last quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC (trc) trimmed its ownership by selling 6,912 shares a decrease of 77.2% in the quarter. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 18 by Nomura. As of quarter end Gareth Morgan Investments Limited Partnership had acquired a total of 18,292 shares growing its stake by 19.1%. Read More »

Jeweler Tiffany's quarterly profit rises 8.8 pct

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Revenues rose 3.0% from previous year to $960 million, also easily beating analysts' view for $930.19 million. Tiffany & Co. The firm had revenue of $960 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $930.19 million. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 19th. Welch Group LLC now owns 1,549 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $145,000 after buying an additional 8 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Paul Ryan: Congress will miss September deadline for spending bills

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CNN extended invitations to people from Ryan's district and selected the questions that will be asked. Ryan also said he would not back a resolution to censure the president because doing so would be "counterproductive". Activists plan to rally outside Monday's event to put pressure on Ryan to denounce Trump's comments that "both sides" were to blame for violence at a white supremacists march in Virginia in which neo-Nazis and other right-wing groups clashed with counter-protesters. Read More »

Qatar denies blocking Saudi planes ferrying pilgrims to hajj

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The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor urged the European Union Special Envoy for the Promotion of Freedom of Religion outside the Union, Jan Figel, to call on Saudi Arabia to stop conditions and restrictions it has imposed for the arrival of Qatari pilgrims to its territory to perform Haj this year. Read More »

Signet Jewelers Limited (SIG) Position Increased by DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale

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Moreover, Asset One Ltd has 0.03% invested in Signet Jewelers Ltd. (NYSE: SIG ) for 119,824 shares. NY increased its position in Signet Jewelers Limited by 52.2% in the second quarter. Signet Jewelers Limited had a net margin of 7.46% and a return on equity of 19.20%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter previous year. Read More »

KFC wants to grill its cooks in a virtual escape kitchen

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Fair enough, that seems a good idea, that is until you see what they have made. "Well, welcome to my game". Apparently, it only takes 10 minutes for the app to train workers how to fry chicken using the company's proprietary process, while it used to take 25 minutes to do it before the game was added to the training program. Read More »

Postman Pat gets to trial an all-electric upgrade!

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The vehicles will be used to transport packages between mail and distribution centres in the city and surrounding area. Arrival (which was previously known as Charge) has a production facility in the Oxfordshire town of Banbury, which is a hive of automotive-related activity. Read More »

Dixons Carphone CEO blames lack of smartphone innovation for "challenging" United Kingdom market

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Dixons - who own Carphone Warhouse, Currys and PC World - has said it now expects profits to drop from around £501mn ($642mn) to between £360mn-£440mn, signalling a drop in the predicted profits of £55mn. The life of handsets is being extended by four to five months, he claimed, and it was unclear at this stage if launches of new devices from major brands or the "natural lifecycle" of phone purchases will reverse the trend. Read More »

Shares Trading down at $118.85 (SJM) The JM Smucker Company Announces…

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The Carmignac Gestion holds 13.33 million shares with $257.57 million value, up from 11.14 million last quarter. J.M. Smucker Company (The) New's P/E ratio is 21.6495 and the market cap is 12.52B. J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM ) opened at 122.92 on Wednesday. Several analysts recently weighed in on SJM shares. According to the analysts covering the company the next three years should bring some good growth prospects for J. Read More »

Amazon Just Announced It Is Slashing Prices at Whole Foods

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Amazon said Thursday its $13.7 billion deal to acquire Whole Foods Market will close August 28, following regulatory approval this week. Amazon plans to expand the number of Whole Foods stores beyond the 470 it has in the US and United Kingdom, it said . Read More »

Apple To Build Iowa Data Center, Gets $280M in Tax Breaks

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The company will also contribute up to $100 million to a new Public Improvement Fund for parks, libraries, recreational spaces and infrastructure in Waukee. "Apple is going to continue to invest in that future, for Waukee, for Iowa and for America", Cook said. The decision was lauded by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, a Republican. Read More »

European Union scrutinizes Monsanto takeover by Bayer

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Monsanto had declined two previous offers by Bayer a year ago for the takeover. For example, it points out that Monsanto is the European market leader in rape seed and Bayer is the largest supplier globally. However, the Commission considered these commitments insufficient to clearly dismiss its serious doubts as to the transaction's compatibility with the EU Merger Regulation. Read More »

Want to drive a School Bus?

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Going around a school vehicle, with its red lights flashing and stop sign deployed, can incur a fine as high as $465 dollars. "As school districts across Texas start classes in the coming days and weeks, drivers should slow down and be alert when school children and buses are present", said DPS Director Steven McCraw. Read More »